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iRobot Roomba 980

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Winner:

iRobot Roomba 980

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 980:

  • button icon Very effective on thick carpets
  • button icon Ideal for homes with pets and kids
  • button icon It runs up to 120 minutes
  • button icon It automatically recharges and resumes with the cleaning job
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE

iRobot Roomba 980

  • CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE
  • COVERAGE
  • SUCTION POWER
  • IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS
  • CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS
  • BATTERY LIFE
  • CHARGE TIME
  • MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING
  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE
  • RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING
  • MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION
  • AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS
  • QUIET OPERATION
  • BOOSTS SUCTION POWER
  • HEPA FILTER
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
  • CONCENTRATED CLEANING
USABILITY

iRobot Roomba 980

  • HASSLE FREE OPERATION
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • WIFI CONNECTED
  • CAB BE SCHEDULED
  • WORKS WITH ALEXA
DESIGN

iRobot Roomba 980

  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • LOW PROFILE DESIGN
  • BATTERY CAPACITY
  • DUST BIN CAPACITY
  • VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS
  • WEIGHT
CONCLUSION

iRobot Roomba 980

  • PROS
  • CONS

COMPARISON – iRobot Roomba 980

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Due to its low profile design – 3.60 inches - Roomba 980 can clean under furniture, sofas and under the bed.

COVERAGE

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

1991 Sq.ft – ideal for large rooms and apartments

SUCTION POWER

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

1700 Pa – the carpet boost function boosts suction power when the robot goes over a thick dirty carpet.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Yes, Roomba 980 is deal for homes with pets - Features Tangle-free Dual Multi-Surface brushes which deal with pet hair with ease. Also the high-efficiency filter is able to capture 99% of allergens, dust, pollen and small particles of 10 microns.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Side brushes will capture and remove dirt and debris that are found in the corners of your room and on wall edges.

BATTERY LIFE

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

120 minutes – enough time to clean a large room

CHARGE TIME

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

It is able to clean all floor types. The auto-adjust cleaning head can easily adapt to various floors. It’s Multi-Surface Brushes will keep close contact with the surface ensuring effective cleaning of both hard floors and carpets.

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Once it finds a thick carpet, it will automatically increase on its cleaning performance using a Power Boost function. This will ensure thorough or deep carpet cleaning. Also the AeroForce Cleaning system will loosen, lift and suction dirt 10x better than other robots

FOR LARGE ROOMS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Ideal for large rooms and apartments. With its 120 run time, recharge and resume function and the multi-floor cleaning capability, you have nothing to worry about.

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Yes, the batter runs for 120 minutes. When the robot detects a decrease in battery level, it will auto dock and recharge.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Yes, after recharging the battery, the robot will resume with the cleaning tusk following its cleaning map.

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

With the iAdapt 2.0 Navigation system with Visual Localization, Roomba 980 will easily navigate an entire level of your apartment while keeping track of its paths. Using its sensor, it will navigate around furniture but clean under the bed, furniture and sofas.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

With its strong sensors, Roomba 980 can easily detect and avoid cliffs and stairs. As for the objects, it will move around them, pick dirt and create a new path.

QUIET OPERATION

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

70 db – quieter than most robots on the market

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Features a Power Boost Mode which turns on automatically when the Robot meets a thick carpet which requires deep cleaning.

HEPA FILTER

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Instead of a HEPA Filter, this model uses an AeroForce High-Efficiency Filter which captures 99% of allergens, particles as small as 10 microns and pollen that could make you sick.

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Creates a map for the entire floor and follows that when vacuuming

SWEEPS AND MOPS

iRobot Roomba 980
No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

When you press the Spot Mode, Roomba 980 will thoroughly clean a localized area by spiraling about 1 meter in diameter and then it goes back to where it started.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

iRobot Roomba 980
No

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

You can easily control it with a mobile Application or use voice control function.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Roomba Mobile App is available for both Android and Apple. Install it and start creating cleaning schedules and monitor cleaning maps.

WIFI CONNECTED

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Yes, can be connected to your home Wifi Network. This makes it compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

iRobot Roomba 980
No

WORKS WITH ALEXA

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Talk to Alexa and tell it to turn on Roomba 980. Immediately the robot will respond and start cleaning.

ZONE CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 980
No

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Yes, its dust bin can accommodate large debris. But to maintain good performance, you have to empty the bin once its full.

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

3.60 inches - height. Can clean under the bed and sofa.

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

iRobot Roomba 980
No

BATTERY CAPACITY

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

3300 mAh

DUST BIN CAPACITY

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

600 ml – that is about 0.65 litres

FULL BIN INDICATOR

iRobot Roomba 980
No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Comes with a virtual wall which you can use to block the robot from reaching specific areas.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

13.9 x 13.9 x 3.6 inches

WEIGHT

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

8.7 pounds

CONCLUSION

PROS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

• Deep cleans thick carpet • Ideal for homes with pets • Battery runs for a long time • Mapping and smart navigation • Works on all floor types • Very strong suction power • Compatible with Amazon Alexa • Bigger dustbin capacity • HEPA filtration - removes 99% of allergens and dust • Cleans Under Furniture • Hassle Free Operation • Performs well In High Traffic Rooms

CONS

iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

• Does not empty the dust bin - you have to do it manually • Does not wet mop the floor • Not so good on High Pile shag rugs

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